Anxious bliss: a case study of dissociation in a Mexican nun.

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This is a case study of Celeste, postulant in a Roman Catholic convent in Mexico who experienced frequent episodes of leaving her body to commune with God. During these experiences, Celeste felt immersed in an ;incredibly beautiful profound silence' where ;time and space were broken.' But as much as Celeste craved these experiences, they also alarmed her… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1363461507087998

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@article{Lester2008AnxiousBA, title={Anxious bliss: a case study of dissociation in a Mexican nun.}, author={Rebecca J Lester}, journal={Transcultural psychiatry}, year={2008}, volume={45 1}, pages={56-78} }